Union pour la Promotion/Protection, la Défense des Droits Humains et de l'Environnement-UPDDHE/GL

Overview

Sector

Peace and Development

Country

Democratic Republic of the Congo

SDG

01 - No Poverty, 04 - Quality Education, 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 13 - Climate Action

Organization Type

NGO

URL

https://upddhegl.org/

Description

About


The organization " Union pour la Promotion/Protection, la Défense des Droits Humains et de l'Environnement en sigle UPDDHE/GL " (Union for the Promotion/Protection, the Defense of Human Rights and the Environment) whose head office is located on N°01O, Avenue Walikale, Quartier Les Volcans, Commune de Goma, city of Goma, North-Kivu in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is a non-profit association under Congolese law concerned with the promotion/protection, the defense of the rights of the people and of the environment. Its motto is "Justice, Work and Development". It started its activities in Goma, province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo since April 2010 with the aim of covering the whole Great Lakes Region with representative offices in the provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu, Ituri, Tanganyika and Kinshasa. UPDDHE/GL is a key actor in the search for solutions to the various problems affecting communities in vulnerable situations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, putting its beneficiaries at the center of all activities without leaving anyone behind, and militating for the improvement of their living conditions in a climate of peace and a prosperous environment, It works for the improvement of their living conditions in a climate of peace, a prosperous environment, the respect of their rights in humanitarian emergencies, the peacebulding and peaceful resolution of conflicts, the promotion of women's leadership, the fight against all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation of women and girls, the fight against poverty, food insecurity, bad governance, climate change and militating for the effective implementation of the humanitarian localization. It works with all social strata, notably youth, women and men, as well as with political and administrative authorities and local leaders in order to maximize the chances of achieving its objectives for the benefit of the deficit populations living in its intervention zones. To achieve this objective, UPDDHE/GL combines different activities: sustainable development programs based on human rights, environmental restoration, resilience, awareness, outreach and mobilization campaigns, advocacy and assistance to humanitarian emergencies in case of natural disasters and conflicts.


UPDDHE/GL'S VISION The UPDDHE/GL aspires to a society where people enjoy their dignity in a healthy and peaceful socio-economic, cultural and ecological environment in order to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). THE MISSION OF UPDDHE/GL To mobilize local communities, national and international actors in the promotion and defense of human rights, the consolidation of peace towards a sustainable social cohesion in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Contribute to the promotion/protection of the environment in order to maintain its balance in a sustainable manner; Fight against poverty, promote leadership and empowerment of women/youth for an effective and sustainable resilience in the respect of humanitarian principles. AREAS OF INTERVENTION In order to converge towards its vision and achieve its mission, UPDDHE/GL has deemed it appropriate to inscribe its interventions in the main areas of life, namely 1. Human and environmental protection : - Human Rights, Gender & Civil Protection - Protection of women, children and youth - Protection and Restoration of the Environment 2. Peacebuilding & Democratic Governance 3. Education 4. Food Security 5. Community Resilience UPDDHE/GL STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES 1. Overall goal: To strengthen the emergence of a society where people enjoy their dignity in a healthy and peaceful socio-economic, cultural and ecological environment in order to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 2. Strategic Objectives - Involve local and international actors in the consolidation of peace and the creation of a more protective environment with respect to human rights; - Support and/or accompany women and youth in entrepreneurial initiatives for socio-economic and sustainable recovery; - Contribute to and encourage the national and international communities to support actions for the promotion and protection of the environment for a healthy biodiversity; - Mobilize the necessary resources for the improvement of professional performance in order to increase the productivity and efficiency of the organization. *** Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version) ***

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